Data Profile of ZIP Code 40979

Insights on Roark, KY (ZIP Code 40979)

Kentucky

Demographics Data and Important Statistics About 40979

The 40979 ZIP Code is associated with the city of Roark in Kentucky in Leslie County in the United States. The current population estimate is 12.

Population in 40979

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 40979 is 12.

Roark, KY

The 40979 ZIP Code is associated with Roark, KY in Leslie County.

Area Codes associated with 40979

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 40979 include No associated area codes were found for ZIP Code 40979.

Sunrise / Sunset in 40979

Sunrise: 6:25 am
Sunset: 8:54 pm
Sunrise in 40979 6:25 am
Sunrise in 40979 8:54 pm

Weather forecast for 40979

Today's forecast for 40979: A chance of rain showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West southwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Current air quality in 40979

Air quality: Fair Air quality scale in 40979 Fair

Internet in 40979

Approximately 0.0% of households in ZIP Code 40979 have a computer, while about 100.0% of households have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 40979

The gender split in ZIP Code 40979 is an estimated 0.0% female and approximately 100.0% male.

Health Insurance in 40979

Approximately 12.4% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 40979 (Roark, KY) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Income in ZIP Code 40979

Regarding household income, approximately 100.0% of the population in 40979 earn $35,000 to $49,999 per year, while an estimated 0.0% earn less than $10,000 per year, and 0.0% of 40979 residents earn $200,000 or more per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 40979. This visualizes the percentage of households in this region that fall within different income ranges, e.g. $100,000 to $149,999 per year.

Total Income in 40979

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 0.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 0.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 0.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 0.0%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 100.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 0.0%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 0.0%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 0.0%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 0.0%
$200,000 or more per year 0.0%

Race & Ethnicity in ZIP Code 40979

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 40979, 100.0% is one race, while 0.0% are two or more races. Approximately 0.0% of 40979 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 40979 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (100.0%), followed by Black or African American (0.0%) .

Race Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the racial composition of ZIP Code 40979. This visualizes the percentage of the population of each race (race alone or in combination with one or more other races).

Racial Composition of 40979

Industry Percent
White 100.0%
Black or African American 0.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.0%
Asian 0.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.0%
Some other race 0.0%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 40979

In ZIP Code 40979, 100.0% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 0.0% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 0.0% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 0.0% of homes. Lastly, 0.0% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Leslie County region.

Language Spoken in 40979

Language Spoken Percent
English only 100.0%
Spanish 0.0%
Other Indo-European languages 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 0.0%
Other languages 0.0%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

Bar chart displaying the language spoken in homes in ZIP Code 40979. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the area that list a specific language as being spoken in the home, e.g. Spanish.

Real Estate & Housing in ZIP Code 40979

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 40979, an estimated 52.2% of homes were built between 1990 and 1999. Additionally, 47.8% of homes in the region were built between 1970 and 1979, while an estimated 0.0% of homes were built in 1939 or earlier in this Leslie County region.

Age of Housing in 40979

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 0.0%
Built between 2010 and 2013 0.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 0.0%
Built between 1990 and 1999 52.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 0.0%
Built between 1970 and 1979 47.8%
Built between 1960 and 1969 0.0%
Built between 1950 and 1959 0.0%
Built between 1940 and 1949 0.0%
Built in 1939 or earlier 0.0%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 40979. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the region that were built in a certain time frame, e.g. built between 1950 and 1959.

Education levels in ZIP Code 40979

In ZIP Code 40979, 0.0% of the population graduated high school, while 0.0% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 0.0% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 0.0% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 0.0% in this Leslie County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 40979

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 0.0%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 100.0%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 0.0%
Some college, no degree 0.0%
Associate's degree 0.0%
Bachelor's degree 0.0%
Graduate or professional degree 0.0%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 40979. This visualizes the percentage of the population that has attained a specific level of education, e.g. a graduate or professional degree.

Chronic Health Issues in ZIP Code 40979 [4]

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 40979 is high blood pressure, as an estimated 44.8% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 40979 is high cholesterol, as approximately 40.4% of adults 18 and older in this Leslie County region contend with that issue.

Chronic Health Issues Breakdown

Bar chart displaying a breakdown of chronic health issues in ZIP Code 40979. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that have specific chronic health issues, e.g. high blood pressure, diabetes, or arthritis.

Health Issues in 40979

Health Issue Percent of adults*
Arthritis 34.4%
High blood pressure 44.8%
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 7.3%
Current asthma 12.8%
Coronary heart disease 10.3%
Diagnosed diabetes 16.7%
High cholesterol 40.4%
Chronic kidney disease 4.1%
Stroke 4.9%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 40979 [4]

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 40979 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 87.6% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 80.8% of those 18 and above in 40979 list taking medicine for high blood pressure control, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 40979 include obesity (45.6% of adults aged 18 and above) and no leisure-time physical activity (42.0% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 40979

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Current access to health insurance 87.6%
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 80.8%
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 74.4%
Cholesterol screening 78.0%
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 41.1%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

Bar chart displaying preventative health data in ZIP Code 40979. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that engage in preventative health measures, e.g. sholesterol screenings and visits to doctors for routine checkups.

Health Risk Behaviors Details

Bar chart displaying health risk behaviors details in ZIP Code 40979. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and older that engage in health risk behaviors, e.g. smoking or binge drinking.

Health Risk Behaviors in 40979

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Binge drinking 12.9%
Current smoking 31.8%
No leisure-time physical activity 42.0%
Obesity 45.6%
Sleeping less than 7 hours 41.1%
* aged 18 & above

Utilities in ZIP Code 40979 [6]

Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 40979 has an average daily solar radiation level of 4.85 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 17.72% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 26.4% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).

Electricity Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the electricity rates breakdown in ZIP Code 40979. This visualizes electricity rates in 40979 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 40979

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 40979 9.18¢/kWh 9.36¢/kWh 5.49¢/kWh
Kentucky 13¢/kWh 11.71¢/kWh 6.47¢/kWh
United States 16.88¢/kWh 12.66¢/kWh 7.82¢/kWh

Solar Power in 40979

Month ZIP Code 40979 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 3.75 1.9 5.84
Feb 3.96 3 6.31
Mar 4.44 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.24 5.13 7.3
May 5.49 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.72 5.72 6.95
Jul 5.46 6.22 6.51
Aug 5.83 6.08 6.65
Sep 5.53 5.15 7.02
Oct 5.09 3.32 6.92
Nov 4.35 2.33 5.99
Dec 3.38 1.78 5.46
All figures listed are kWh/m2/day — kilowatt hours per square meter per day

Solar Radiation Levels

Line chart displaying solar radiation levels in ZIP Code 40979. This visualizes solar power levels in 40979 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).

Notes

  • [4] Health data referenced here originate from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • [5] Consumer financial product complaint data referenced here originate from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
  • [6] Electricity rates and electricity usage data referenced here originate from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and/or the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Estimates utilize regional U.S. Census Bureau data along with regional NREL and/or EIA data.